J., Lindsay, G., Sylva, K., Mathers, S., Solomon, E., Summerbell, C., Glover, V. and Bick, D. Fulfilling Lives: A Better Start Evaluation
BIG Lottery Fund, £5.5 million
Murphy, V. with Mathers, Nag & Hodgkiss. Investigating the home language environment for disadvantaged UK families speaking EAL
John Fell Fund, £55,199
Dockrell, J., Law, J. and Mathers, S. Empowering Staff to enhance oral language in the early years.
Nuffield Foundation, £357,257
Miner, S., Black Country Consortium Members, Mathers, S., Williams, C. Ryders Hayes School - Strategic School Improvement Fund Round 3 Project (Language First)
Curtis, L., Mathers, S. & Williams, C.Everton. Nursery School and Family Centre - Strategic School Improvement Fund (SSIF) Round 3 Project (Language Leaders)
Murphy, V., Mathers, S. & Eynon, R. Learning for Families Through Technology (LiFT)
Mathers, S., Siraj., I., Evangelou, M. and Williams, C. Using Research Tools to Improve Language in the Early Years (Intervention Study)
Education Endowment Foundation, £907,544
Mathers, S. and Sylva, K. Evaluation of the Oxfordshire Leaders of Early Learning Programme
Oxfordshire County Council, £51,102
Mathers, S. & Broome., E. Starting Out Right: Early education and looked after children
Nuffield Foundation, £44,483
Sylva, K., Mathers, S. & Eisenstadt, N. Sound Foundations: What do we know about quality for under-threes and what are the implications for policy?
Sutton Trust, £30,869
Mathers, S. Quality and Inequality: Do Children from Deprived Areas Experience Lower Quality Preschool Provision?
Nuffield Foundation, £32,723
Mathers, S., and Singler, R. Improving Quality in the Early Years: University of Oxford, Daycare Trust and A+ Education Ltd.
Nuffield Foundation, £79,672.00
Mathers, S. and Sylva, K., Evaluation of the Graduate Leader Fund (Quality study)
Sub-grant to main DfE grant held by the National Centre for Social Research. DCSF, Sub-grant £766,000; main grant £1,244,794 to all partners.